Louis XV walnut Provençal “panetière” – 18ᵗʰ century – South of France

Louis XV walnut Provençal “panetière” – 18ᵗʰ century – South of France

Louis XV walnut Provençal “panetière” – 18ᵗʰ century – South of France   Louis XV walnut Provençal “panetière” – 18ᵗʰ century – South of France Looking like a beautiful miniature cathedral, this carefully crafted little piece of furniture as sometimes thought to be an element of church furniture. In fact, it is a highly prized…

Curved Louis XV walnut chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West of France

Curved Louis XV walnut chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West of France

Curved Louis XV walnut chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West of France   Curved Louis XV walnut chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West of France The generous proportions of this “upper middle class” chest of drawers attest to the high social status of the person who commissioned this piece. Référence : ME019

Provençal Louis XV walnut dough trough – 18ᵗʰ century – south of France

Provençal Louis XV walnut dough trough – 18ᵗʰ century – south of France

Provençal Louis XV walnut dough trough – 18ᵗʰ century – south of France Provençal Louis XV walnut dough trough – 18ᵗʰ century – south of France This richly crafted dough trough comes from an artisanal workshop situated in Provence, in the Arles and Fourques region. It was created in the 18ᵗʰ century. This piece of…

Aux-Rois-Louis

Recognizing Louis XIII, XIV, XV styles

Recognising Louis XIII, XIV, XV styles The Louis XIII style: turned wood The chairs with armrests became padded armchairs with armrests that frequently had a lion’s or a ram’s head at the end. The poly-lobed panels on the chests, armoires, cabinets and tall cupboards were, for the most part, carved in diamond shapes and sometimes…

Couronne - Aux-Rois-Louis

Life in the days of the Louis Kings

Louis XIII (°1601 – †1643) In terms of cultural development, Louis XIII’s reign was influenced by the alliance between his father, Henri IV, and his mother, Marie de Médicis, which injected into the whole of the Kingdom of France the elegance of the decorative arts that originated in Italy, the cradle of the Renaissance. Rather…

Vidéos - Aux-Rois-Louis

Aux-Rois-Louis videos – Furniture and Pottery

These videos capture the spirit of the ”Aux-Rois-Louis” Gallery, so you can see how these period pieces and this exquisite pottery from the past will add that touch of charm to your home. At “Aux-Rois-Louis” you will find a prodigious choice of antiques and popular art objects: Trunk, travel trunk, wedding trunk, wardrobe, storage chest,…

Natural oak, popular art chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – Pyrenees

Natural oak, popular art chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – Pyrenees

Natural oak, popular art chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – Pyrenees Natural oak, popular art chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – Pyrenees The rusticity of countryside furniture and the elegance of the Louis XV style come harmoniously together in this natural oak chest of drawers made by a cabinetmaker in the Pyrenees. The…

Popular art furniture

Some of the furniture on this page may already have been sold. Please contact us to find out if the item you are interested in is still available. The emergence of period provincial furniture – a play in three acts: The nobility The middle classes The rural populations The provincial furniture of the rural populations…

Period furniture

Some of the furniture on this page may already have been sold. Please contact us to find out if the item you are interested in is still available. The emergence of period provincial furniture – a play in three acts: The nobility The middle classes The rural populations The provincial furniture of the nobility In…

Aux-Rois-Louis

Home

In the convivial atmosphere of our salesroom gallery “Aux-Rois-Louis” in the heart of the Périgord Noir (only a stone’s throw from the famous Lascaux Cave), we are proud to present a splendid array of period pottery and, in all shapes and sizes, a large collection of authentic classical or rare antique furniture made from a…

Walnut sculpture – Saint Joseph and the Christ Child – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West France

Walnut sculpture – Saint Joseph and the Christ Child – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West France

Walnut sculpture – Saint Joseph and the Christ Child – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West France Walnut sculpture – Saint Joseph and the Christ Child – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West France The quality of the realization of this monoxyle work reveals the talent of the sculptor who represents Saint Joseph and the Infant Jesus from a…

Varnished earthenware oil jar – 19ᵗʰ century – Auvergne – Massif Central

Varnished earthenware oil jar – 19ᵗʰ century – Auvergne – Massif Central

Varnished earthenware oil jar – 19ᵗʰ century – Auvergne – Massif Central Varnished earthenware oil jar – 19ᵗʰ century – Auvergne – Massif Central This “mélard” from the Auvergne stands out with its rich green flamed finish and glaze. The lead varnish enhances and beautifies this old oil jar. Walnut oil used to be burnt…

Glazed earthenware « mélard » - 18ᵗʰ century – Puy de Dôme

Glazed earthenware « mélard » – 18ᵗʰ century – Puy de Dôme

Glazed earthenware « mélard » – 18ᵗʰ century – Puy de Dôme Glazed earthenware « mélard » – 18ᵗʰ century – Puy de Dôme The size of this commonly used piece of pottery is absolutely amazing. In days gone by, it was used for storing nut oil in mills, châteaux and monasteries. In the 18ᵗʰ century, nut oil was…

Cherry-wood curved chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West France

Cherry-wood curved chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West France

Cherry-wood curved chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West France   Cherry-wood curved chest of drawers – 18ᵗʰ century – South-West France   This chest of drawers is basically a sturdy and plain structure; however, the curved line of its front gives it an attractive wavy shape. – The apex points follow a perfectly…

Contact details

Visiting us Directions to the gallery Aux-Rois-Louis in Montignac-Lascaux Contact us David will be happy to welcome you to our saleroom gallery in Montignac-Lascaux. Please leave him a message to arrange an appointment. Message: Full name: E-mail address: Phone number: Postal address: ZIP code: City: Write us or call us Aux-Rois-Louis Zone Artisanale de Franqueville…